Mr. Charles G. T. Stonehill is Founding Partner of Green & Blue Advisors. He also serves as Vice Chairman of Julius Bär Group AG Zurich, and a member of the Board of Directors of CommonBond LLC in New York and of PlayMagnus A/S in Oslo (the company which represents the World Chess champion Magnus Carlsen’s online, digital and business interests).
Mr. Stonehill has over 30 Years' Experience in Energy Markets, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, including key positions at Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Morgan Stanley & Co. Mr. Stonehill served as the Chief Financial Officer of Better Place Inc., an Electric Vehicle start-up, from 2009 to 2011, where he was responsible for its global financial strategy and capital raising. In his career in financial services, Mr. Stonehill served as the Managing Director of Lazard Freres & Co. LLC and Global and Head of Lazard Capital Markets from 2002 to 2004. He served as Head of Investment Banking for the Americas of Credit Suisse First Boston from 1997 to 2002. He served as the Head of European Equities and Equity Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated from 1984 to 1997. He began his career at JP Morgan in the oil and gas investment banking group, where he worked from 1978 to 1984. Mr. Stonehill served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Panmure Gordon & Co. PLC in London from 2006 until 2008. He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of CommonBond LLC, a marketplace lender originating student loans. He has been a Director of Bank Julius Bär & Co. AG since 2006. He served as an Independent Director of The London Metal Exchange Limited from 2005 until 2009. He has represented as a Board Member many financial services companies, including GAM Holding AG , the LCH Group Ltd (LCH Clearnet), and Lazard & Co., Limited, among other companies. He is a Governor of Harrow School in the United Kingdom, and a trustee of the Georg Solti Accademia. He received a M.A. degree in Modern History from Oxford University.